The Caracal (aka desert lynx) is a wild cat widely distributed across Africa, central Asia and SW Asia into India. The felid is considered threatened in north Africa, and rare in the central Asian republics and India.
Aigle chauve // Bald Eagle ~ Photo by James Geddes: "This eagle seems to be pondering his reflection in the ice. Does he realize it is a reflection? Or is he peering through the ice to the fish below .